Cafe & Hotel Arkas

Address: 5522-445 Kitayama, Chino, Nagano, Chubu, 391-0301, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Tateshina Onsen area of Chino, is near Lake Shirakaba-ko.
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Travel Blogs from Chino

Matsumoto castle

A travel blog entry by ptoj on Oct 05, 2015

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Walked to Matsumoto castle, an amazing old wooden castle, shoes off, and walked up the 6 levels. Some stairs were very steep, almost vertical. Beautiful manicured gardens. We had ice creams under the vine covered pergola, and then went to the Matsumoto city museum, small but interesting. All tired and hungry went to ...

Yudanaka to Matsumot

A travel blog entry by ptoj on Oct 04, 2015

After breakfast and photos Mr Yumoto drove us to the train. We went to Nagano then ran to catch an earlier train to Matsumoto, this caused much confusion at the gate but we made it . Boys relaxed in the hotel. We explored the town - nakamichi street and nawate street. Found the best indigo fabric shop ever, and bought some treasures, was also given lots of fabric gifts! Dinner at an Irish pub - not that ...

A-Bomb, Alps, & Onsen

A travel blog entry by orla_liam on Sep 30, 2015

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... the city. We went for a bike ride along the river and spent a while perusing the city art museum. We also laid down our plans for our remaining time in Japan, starting with another day hike the next day to the popular spot of Kamikochi. The region is about a 2-hour train and bus trip from Matsumoto, so we decided to start early in order to make the most of it. The first train left the station at 6:30am on Monday morning, and we were on ...

When it's not raining, there'll be days like this

A travel blog entry by erath on Sep 22, 2015

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... yet and I climbed three mountains just outside the city. That last activity was actually preparation for a weekend trip, perfectly planned between the rain showers. Because one of the things that were high on my to-do list for Japan was hiking through the Japanese Alps. Hiking in Japan can be done anywhere in any season (as you have probably noticed from my reports), but according to many experienced hikers there are two regions which provide the ultimate experience. One ...

Matsumotto unexpected cool

A travel blog entry by teamjs on Aug 24, 2015

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Spend around 4 nights in Matsumotta, used it as a base to do the Magome- Tsumago Trail, Kamikochi and the Wasabi farm

The hostel I stayed in, had a great escape plan, one route was the front door, the other through a window, unfortunately someone would need to cut back all the trees+ plans in order to have a quick escape :)

Also loved the advise for earthquakes: hid under the ...